On Novelty And Change

Innovation is measured in the positive impact it has on our lives, on the lives of those around us, and on the world at large. If it is to be of value, it needs to positively affect people’s lives in some way, shape, or form. Innovation purely for innovation’s sake is not really all that…

Balancing Weakness With Strength

When we see weakness, especially in those we claim to care about, we must choose whether we want to ignore it, exploit it, or support it. We all have flaws, insecurities, and shortcomings. None of us is anything close to perfect. Even the strongest amongst us is weak in some way. Sometimes we know how,…

On Risk And Action

Action without risk mitigation is carelessness, but risk mitigation without action is procrastination. All action is inherently risky, but not all risk is necessary. Our goal should be to preemptively mitigate unnecessary risks to the best of our ability so that our actions have the best possible chances of success. No matter how much we…

On Mitigating Risk

No good argument can be made for taking risk unnecessarily when the same or better outcome can be had by mitigating risk instead. Risk, alone, is of no real value. In fact, unnecessary risk is detrimental to our survival, progress, and success. Proper research, planning, and preparation will guarantee us the outcomes we want far…

Facing The Fears Facing Us

If we do not find them first, our fears and insecurities will find us. We cannot ignore them, avoid them, or deny them forever. The harder we try to hide them or hide from them, the stronger they become. They are empowered by the darkness. To reject them is to reject a part of ourselves….